Tag: OPS

Mets Really Need Granderson To Step Up

An article by posted on August 15, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Really Need Granderson To Step Up

After a solid 2015 season, Curtis Granderson has struggled to produce this year for the Mets. Through 465 plate appearances, Granderson is batting .226/.318/.423 with 18 homeruns and he has a .741 OPS. While his 97 OPS + is around the league average, his struggles are far more pronounced when taking a closer look. With […]

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De Aza Stays Hot, Homers Off Tanaka

An article by posted on August 3, 2016 0 Comments
De Aza Stays Hot, Homers Off Tanaka

Batting leadoff and starting in centerfield, Alejandro De Aza had an impressive night at the plate. He blasted a two-run homerun off Yankee’s starter Masahiro Tanaka in the third inning that gave the Mets an early lead over their crosstown rivals. While De Aza disappointed for most of the season, he has quietly started to […]

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Granderson To Miss More Time With Calf Strain

An article by posted on June 30, 2016 0 Comments
Granderson To Miss More Time With Calf Strain

Curtis Granderson will continue to be out of the lineup for at least two more games, according to manager Terry Collins. Granderson, 35, had his strained right calf wrapped and will not be available to pinch hit as he continues to recover from the injury. He had an MRI on his leg at the Hospital for […]

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Know Your Stats: Weighted Runs Created Plus (wRC+)

An article by posted on June 28, 2016 0 Comments
Know Your Stats: Weighted Runs Created Plus (wRC+)

In last week’s installments of the widely-beloved “Know Your Stats” series, we looked at both OPS/OPS+ and wOBA. Today we already looked at wRAA and will now cover wRC+. Of all the popular offensive statistics publicly available in the baseball world, Weighted Runs Created Plus (wRC+) may be the gold standard. It combines the corrections […]

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Know Your Stats: OPS/OPS+

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
Know Your Stats: OPS/OPS+

For the next few days, I will be bringing back my “Know Your Stats” series that I began a few years back to highlight some important sabermetric stats and concepts. We begin this afternoon with OPS and OPS+. OPS, or On Base Plus Slugging was one of the first sabermetric stats to go mainstream. It […]

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Mets Activate Kelly Johnson, Option Ty Kelly To Triple-A

An article by posted on June 10, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Activate Kelly Johnson, Option Ty Kelly To Triple-A

The Mets have activated Kelly Johnson and optioned Ty Kelly to Triple-A Las Vegas. Johnson will wear uniform No. 55. Original Report Utility infielder and outfielder Kelly Johnson., who the Mets traded for on Wednesday, will be joining the team in Milwaukee tonight for the second game of their four-game series with the Brewers. The Mets […]

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Mets Discussed Moving Walker To 3B, Promoting Herrera To Take Over 2B

An article by posted on June 8, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Discussed Moving Walker To 3B, Promoting Herrera To Take Over 2B

I thought I’d drop this information from Adam Rubin in this post because right to the heart of what David argued so well in this article this morning. “The Mets have internally discussed Neil Walker getting time at third base with Dilson Herrera at second base, and Walker told Collins he is on board, but […]

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With D’Arnaud Nearing Return, Rivera Should Get Nod Over Plawecki As Backup

An article by posted on May 31, 2016 0 Comments
With D’Arnaud Nearing Return, Rivera Should Get Nod Over Plawecki As Backup

Adam Rubin of ESPN reports that Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud is nearing his first game action since April 25.  He has been on the disabled list with a right rotator cuff strain, and could finally begin a rehab assignment this weekend, putting him in line for a return next week. Yesterday, Matt Harvey may have turned his whole […]

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MMO Roundtable: Which Mets Hitter Will Make The Greatest Strides In 2016

An article by posted on April 7, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Which Mets Hitter Will Make The Greatest Strides In 2016

Here’s something to consider… Which Mets position player do you expect to make the greatest strides this year compared to their 2015 season? Matt Fritz – One of the guys I expect to make great strides in 2016 is Michael Conforto. Conforto’s debut last year in the second half of the season for the Mets […]

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Terry Collins Knows Good (Expletive) Players When He Sees One

An article by posted on February 18, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Knows Good (Expletive) Players When He Sees One

In an interview with Bob Nightengale of USA Today, Terry Collins said he’d like to continue managing until it stops being fun or someone tells him to hang ‘em up. Collins, 67, views himself as part of the old guard of baseball which he calls a dying breed and then he took a shot at some […]

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Mets Bullpen Has No Shortage Of Quality Late Inning Options

An article by posted on January 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Has No Shortage Of Quality Late Inning Options

As was reported on Wednesday night, the New York Mets agreed to terms with LHP Antonio Bastardo on a two year deal worth $12 million dollars. It was not the signing that many Mets fans had hoped for last night, but a solid one nonetheless. Bastardo is a lefty but, not limited to being just […]

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